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  • Petersburg National Battlefield

    History of Canning

    • Time: 11:00 AM,2:00 PM
    • Location: General Grant's Headquarters Unit at City Point
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, September 24, 2016

    Program discusses the history of canning vegetables and meats, and the distribution of canned goods by sutlers.

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  • Petersburg National Battlefield

    Life in the Siege Lines

    • Location: Eastern Front Tour Stop #3
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, September 24, 2016

    Explore life along the lines of Petersburg through a living history program presented by the 1st South Carolina Infantry re-enactment unit. A night program from 7pm-8pm will be presented as well.

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  • Petersburg National Battlefield

    Artillery Demonstrations

    • Time: 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Eastern Front Unit Visitor Center
    • Fees: $5 per vehicle
    Sunday, September 25, 2016

    Living history program demonstrates the steps involved in firing a reproduction 12 pounder Napoleon cannon.

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  • Petersburg National Battlefield

    22nd North Carolina Living History program

    • Location: Eastern Front Tour Stop #3
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, October 8, 2016

    Living history demonstrations and informal presentations given by the 22nd NC Infantry re-enactment unit throughout the day.

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  • Petersburg National Battlefield

    46th Virginia Living History program

    • Location: Eastern Front Tour Stop #3
    • Fees: Fee
    Saturday, October 15, 2016

    The 46th Virginia Infantry re-enactment unit will be providing firing demonstrations and informal talks about soldier life during the siege of Petersburg. They will be in the park until 1:00 pm Sunday .

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  • Petersburg National Battlefield

    Fortifications Tour

    • Time: 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: Eastern Front Unit Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, October 22, 2016

    Join a Ranger to explore the siege trenches of the Eastern Front Unit of Petersburg National Battlefield. Compare the Civil War trenches to the World War I era trenches which also exist on the Battlefield grounds.

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Printable 2016 Calendar of Events (rev. 1/13/16)



 
 

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Petersburg National Battlefield
1539 Hickory Hill Road

Petersburg, VA 23803

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